My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

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My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Troff » Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:38 pm

Just some quick photos from my Circuit Shield Build

A few notes:
- I really like the Playstation Vita joystick, its much better then the PSP thumbstick.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07N8 ... UTF8&psc=1

- I used a small LiPo battery that mostly fits in the battery area, it does not block the CPU at all.
Runtime is around three hours, which is fine for me. Charges very quickly.
3.7V 1000mAh 102050 Lipo Battery:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07BT ... UTF8&psc=1

- I have a small Sunon fan but decided to use a big heatsink instead, seems to work fine:
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B07H2 ... UTF8&psc=1

- I don't really like the side shoulder buttons, I think the back would be better.
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Left Side:
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Re: My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Spyder » Wed Sep 16, 2020 8:57 am

Purdy

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Re: My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Troff » Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:47 am

Thanks

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Re: My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Robochris » Sun Dec 06, 2020 5:25 pm

Troff wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:38 pm
A few notes:
- I really like the Playstation Vita joystick, its much better then the PSP thumbstick.
How did you hook up and mount the vita stick? was it much different than the psp stick?
I have a shield kit that I've put off until after the holidays but plan on doing a vita stick too.. Just looking for your thoughts.
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Re: My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Troff » Mon Dec 07, 2020 10:32 pm

Hey Robochris,

It was not that hard. Much better feel then a PSP thumbstick. This a a port for the vista on the PCB. I had to fold (not fold but connect and loop) carefully to get everything to line up. You will figure it out. Here is a mock up pointing out the connector for a Vita.

Here is a mock up of the connector location.
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Re: My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Robochris » Mon Dec 14, 2020 6:45 pm

Nice. easier than I expected. Cant wait to get mine together. now to decide a shell color.

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Re: My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Deviate » Sun Jan 10, 2021 5:38 pm

What tactile buttons are you using for your L and R buttons?

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Re: My Kite Pocket Circuit Shield Build

Post by Shukla182 » Mon Jan 11, 2021 7:13 am

What tactile buttons are you using for your L and R buttons?

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